Eventing foal impresses judges at latest in the BEF Futurity evalutation series

High scores produce elite premiums in first of BEF evaluations

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Looking to buy a horse? Read this first

Buying a horse is an exciting venture, but to avoid heartache and potential financial loss, you want to get it right. Take a look at our expert advice to give you the best chance of success

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New ragwort research project launched

Online survey hosted by the BHS urges horse owners to have their say in the fight against the poisonous weed

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What’s new in muscle research? [H&H VIP]

Muscle diseases can cause weakness, pain and distress, yet pinpointing the exact cause and nature of a condition can be challenging. H&H explains how research is unravelling the complexity of ‘tying-up’

There’s no quicker way to cheer yourself up than the sight of a wobbly foal — the limbier and fluffier the better

Colic is one of the biggest equine killers, but new research is revealing vital clues about diagnosis and treatment

Touchwood Stud 10.3.11

Carole Mortimer’s sport horse comment: Making the kindest cut [H&H VIP]

Why are so many young colts kept entire? And why were the prices at the recent Brightwells auction so dismal? Carole Mortimer wonders whether breeders are delivering what buyers want and whether buyers need to readjust their price expectations for a decent sport horse

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How to deal with bothersome bugs this summer [H&H VIP]

An odd swelling, scratching or general soreness could be a sign that your horse has been bitten or stung. H&H outlines what to look for and the associated risks

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Blog: Why Britain needs an elite studbook

British breeders are now producing sport horses of the highest quality, but when they choose to register their foals with European studbooks, there is clearly something amiss